Biologist Thinks Jellyfish May Have Lured 300-Pound Sunfish to Puget Sound

Posted: November 6, 2013

By: Kiersten Throndsen [KATU]

SEATTLE, Wash. - There's something fishy happening at a West Seattle restaurant, and in this case it's NOT what's on the menu but rather what's outside.

A 300-pound sunfish caught off Elliott Bay earlier this week has created quite the buzz around town after the owner of Sunfish Fish & Chips put the massive catch on display Wednesday.

A local fisherman discovered the massive fish when he pulled up his gill net Tuesday night. Instead of keeping the fish or tossing it back into the water, the fisherman called Michael Vassiliou and asked the restaurant owner if he wanted it.

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